ABADÁ-Capoeira San Francisco
ACSF is a prominent non-profit Brazilian cultural arts organization based in San Francisco’s Mission District. ACSF offers professional instruction and performance of capoeira at its Brazilian Arts Center and more than 30 collaborating sites throughout the Bay Area. Founded in 1991 by master capoeira artist Márcia Treidler, ACSF works to develop, share, and preserve the art of capoeira with integrity, and to use capoeira and Brazilian cultural arts to empower individuals and strengthen communities. By consistently seeking out new creative ways of exploring and sharing the dynamic aspects of the multi-faceted art of capoeira and related arts, ACSF remains a pioneering force in the preservation and development of Brazilian cultural arts.